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Table 1 Demographics of sites and participating sites

From: Research capacity of Australian and New Zealand emergency medicine departments

Characteristics of sitesTotal sites numberResponses number (%)
Regions
Australian Capital Territory21 (50%)
New South Wales3726 (70%)
New Zealand1813 (72%)
Northern Territory22 (100%)
Queensland2624 (92%)
South Australia76 (86%)
Tasmania22 (100%)
Victoria2625 (96%)
Western Australia1313 (100%)
Aust. Inst. of Health and Welfare, hospital classifications
(New Zealand)1813 (72%)
Private1312 (92%)
Large regional2120 (95%)
Medium regional22 (100%)
Small/medium regional65 (83%)
Major3026 (87%)
Large metropolitan2724 (89%)
Medium metropolitan108 (80%)
Specialist children’s62 (33%)
Age of patients
Adults and paediatric121105 (87%)
Adults55 (100%)
Paediatric72 (29%)
ACEM site classifications
Major referral3831 (82%)
Rural/regional base4538 (84%)
Urban district5043 (86%)
Hospital education accreditation time for each ACEM trainee/resident
6 months3732 (86%)
12 months3529 (83%)
18 months1912 (63%)
24 months4239 (93%)
Total133112